SHORTS: SHAMELESSLY QUEER
- Short Films
- 103 mins
From LA to South Korea, these 7 shorts celebrate emotionally fraught and fearless journeys—and unlikely encounters—when living authentically ain’t easy.
Co-Presented by Friends of Dave Weir, and PFLAG of San Diego County.
In this program
Directed by Connor Kurth, Thomas Ireton
A couple turns to a mysterious Money Cat to help solve their financial problems, but their actions come with a price.
Directed by Guo Shang-Sing
After a young boy is bullied for having gay dads, his stepfather is forced to confront his own childhood trauma.
Directed by William J. Zang
With the film industry decimated by the COVID-19 pandemic, a San Francisco filmmaker weighs an emotional decision to return to China.
Directed by Alexandra Cuerdo
In this autobiographical mix of documentary and fiction, queer Asians find belonging and inspiration at New York’s radical dance party Bubble_T.
Directed by Thy Tran
Struggling to deal with his lover’s disappearance, Duy’s string of online hookups takes him to darker places than he could ever imagine.
Directed by Petersen Vargas
A teenage boy follows a group of young hustlers—believing one of them to be his anonymous hookup—only to come upon a trail of dead bodies.
Directed by Sungbin Byun
A dancer struggles to get an exemption from military service, discovering movement’s liberatory power.